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The Friends of American Art was founded in 2007 and actively supports the Museum by developing and expanding its American art collection. The group provides educational programs and travel opportunities to its members. Events include lectures by leading authorities and visits to auctions, galleries, and noted public and private collections. At the Friends’ annual dinner, members vote on a major acquisition for the Museum’s collection of American art.
Friends of American Art Trip to Santa Fe
In early April, twenty-one members of the Friends of American Art, led by Curator of American Art Dr. Katelyn Crawford and Deputy Director Meghan Ann Hellenga, enjoyed a glorious early spring week in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
RECENT ACQUISITION: CHARLES SHEELER’S TREE AND LANDSCAPE
The Museum recently acquired Tree and Landscape, a painting in tempera on paper by Charles Sheeler from 1947. The painting will serve to expand the narrative of American modernism told in the Museum’s American art collection.
Friends of American Art Trip to Nashville
In December, the Friends of American Art enjoyed an art-filled weekend getaway to Nashville, Tennessee. They stayed at the Union Station, a former railroad terminal originally opened in 1900. Steps […]
Friends of American Art and European Art Society Weekend Trip to Dallas
DALLAS TRIP RECAP By EAS and FoAA member Jim Gordy Members of Friends of American Art and the European Art Society came together to enjoy a weekend in Dallas and […]